DEF Grants, Scholarships and Applications
BE SPECIFIC! If you need things to accomplish your idea, tell us exactly what you have in mind and how it will help you reach your goal:
- What kind of materials?
- What series of literature?
- What destination(s)?
- What kind of equipment?
PREPARE A REALISTIC BUDGET FOR YOUR IDEA
- Do your homework on proposal.
- Get the best estimates you can on what ideas will cost.
- Provide clarity of costs.
- Be sure your idea is not something:
- The Board of Education will fund.
- Your school budget covers.
- Covered by professional learning.
SELECT WHICH GRANT FOR WHICH YOU WILL APPLY. Pay attention to the purpose of each grant and make sure that your application fits that purpose.
FOCUS ON CHILDREN AND YOUTH
- How will your ideas engage students with interesting, challenging and satisfying work?
- It is not necessary to serve a large number of children to have a good proposal.
- It helps to show what group(s) may benefit
GIVE YOUR PROJECT A SHORT, EASY-TO-IDENTIFY TITLE A title that quickly summarizes your idea helps the Selection Committee. It also helps focus on the purpose of your project.
NAME SOMEONE WE CAN CONTACT FOR INFORMATION ABOUT YOUR PROPOSAL DEF Selection Committees may need to contact people for more information in the midst of a meeting. Help them reach you!
These grants were awarded to Dalton Public Schools’ staff for innovative instructional designs so that educators are provided resources not otherwise available to them. Congratulations to each of the individuals/teams who were awarded these grants.
2019-20 Grants Awarded
|Melissa Lambert||Dalton High||Sculpture Program Grant||All|
|Renee Mahan||Brookwood||Back to Nature with Natural Inks and Dyes||All|
|Phil Riner||Morris Innovative High||Photo Studio Upgrade||All|
|Stephanie Redding||Westwood||DIY (Designing it Yourself) Club||All|
|Daphnie Jones||City Park||CHESS for Strategic Thinking||All|
|Malisa Pedro||All DPS Elementary Schools||Experiencing History Summer Field Trips||Janice Meadows|
|Amy Sherman||Roan||Traveling History Trunks||Janice Meadows|
|Julie Fischer||Brookwood||Lions Literacy Fair||Rowena Martin|
|Trevor Ledford||Dalton High||Art Vending (Phase II)||Rowena Martin|
|Susan Barlow & Carmen Flammini||Brookwood||Space and Earth Exploration||Rowena Martin|
|Felicia Corbin||Dalton Middle||Renewable Energy Innovation||Rowena Martin|
|Suzy Thomas||Westwood||P.S. I Love You||Rowena Martin|
|Tyler Todd||Blue Ridge||Reviving our Butterfly Garden||Rowena Martin|
|Courtenay Cholovich||Dalton Middle||Dramatic Results: Rigorous Learning through Theatre Arts Class and Extracurriculars||Rowena Martin|
|Jesus Jacobo||Dalton High||eSports Gaming Machines||Rowena Martin|
|Rita Rehberg||Park Creek||"Its All Fun & Games" Club||Rowena Martin|
|Ava Wyatt||Dalton High||Wanderlust: Give a Gnome a Home||Rowena Martin|
|Julie Fischer||Brookwood||Kindness Kids Club||Rowena Martin|
|Whitney Hollifield||Dalton High||Greek Theatre Masks||Rowena Martin|
|Rodney Gipson||Morris Innovative High||Science of Sound||Rowena Martin|
|Tera Ross||Blue Ridge, Park Creek, Dalton Middle, Dalton High||Adapted P.E. Equipment||Tom Jones|
|Malisa Pedro||All DPS Elementary Schools||STEM Summer Field Trips||Tom Jones|
|Margaret Kolbas||Roan||Mini-Nature Reserve||Tom Jones|
|Melanie Franey||Dalton High/City Park||Buddy Program Bus||Tom Jones|
|Zach Miller||Roan||Roan Soccer Rescue||Teacher's Wishlist|
|Amy Bagley||Park Creek||Electrifying Electric Circuits||Teacher's Wishlist|
|Chanel Dean||Park Creek||Let's Go Tubing||Teacher's Wishlist|
|Kay Dean||Park Creek||She's Bonnie||
|Ashley Brindle||Park Creek||Color Me Unicorn||Teacher's Wishlist|
|Courtenay Cholovich||Dalton Middle||Dramatic Results: Rigorous Learning in the Theatre Classroom||Teacher's Wishlist|
|Lisa Parham||Roan||Superb Storytelling||Teacher's Wishlist|
|Michelle Huch||Westwood||Newcomers' Nifty New App||Teacher's Wishlist|
|Michelle Huch||Westwood||Rolling, Rolling, Rolling, Down the River Hallway||
|Amy Sherman||Roan||Investigating History Through Primary Sources||
|Shalisa Love||Morris Innovative High||Teacher Tigers Bus||
|Stacey Haynes||Park Creek||Park Creek Sensory Room||
Charles E. Bowen, Sr. Leadership and Service Grant
|DHS Student Council||$2,000|
|DMS Arts in the Community||$1,000|
Hale Academic Excellence in Teaching Award
Ava Wyatt - $1,125 and small desk lamp awarded.